Through prudent planning, my wife and I have set aside three years of cash savings specifically for times like this. Our savings allows us to maintain the same standard of living, including private school for our kid. That said, although we earn an above average salary, we've been frugal.
My brother- in-law doesn't earn much money at all as a freelance graphic designer but spent every last dime and more on his social life. He's near 50. I'm 44.
He asked me to borrow 25k so he can pay off one credit card and immediately apply for another. Then he'd pay me back the 25k with the new 30k card he's opening. He's been doing this for years and somehow is still able to do it.
We are fortunate. Between our savings and our available credit, we have many multiples of what he needs. So I simply said, " Let me just pay off the 25k for you. Don't open another card. You can pay me back the 25k interest free for as long as you need to. But you gotta stop this credit card thing."
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It started as a joke and now I'm scared alright Edit: don't give out reddit awards, this company sucks. Save your money or buy some food for a homeless person. Jesus fuck.
I loved watching the Meadow Pipits doing their aerobatics and the swifts flying low to eat the midges.
I'm not going near him as he shouts and roars at his sheepdogs and fires his rifle every so often at the deer. I've taken to giving three blasts on my whistle to alert him I'm working in the next field over. He seems to be an angry man.
I love waiting 20-30 seconds for an item to exchange and than getting the opportunity to rescroll down to the next item! It's my favorite! :)
What age your guys favorite parts of Kite's "Treasure" Trove?
What a beautiful beautiful book. I’ve never seen rural Kabul but the images I manifested in my head throughout the story due to amazing writing is a true blessing. It felt like I was there the whole time. The book had my attention from start to finish on a roller coaster of emotions. Anything similar I should pickup?
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The Kite floats around you in battle, propelled by a mysterious force.
I recently read about the Al Kite case,
I found some similarities to the more recent homicide case of Shelbey Thornburgh
I found the M.O. to be particularly similar. In both cases a burner phone was used to contact the victim and make plans in the days before the murder. Both murders took place in situations where the suspect walked right past witnesses. Both victims had their throats cut. The murderer contacted other “potential victims” before selecting Al and Shelbey. The Phenotype and Composite sketch from the Al Kite case could be the same man seen in the surveillance footage from Shelbey’s case.
I believe they have DNA in Shelbey’s case but it seems it has not been tested according to The Murder Squad. I would think it would have showed a connection to Al’s murderer if ran through the system but Shelbey’s case has rece... keep reading on reddit ➡
Trying to drive some costs down if possible and am hoping 6 hours of lessons + youtube videos + messing around with a trainer kite could replace 9-12 hours of lessons.
I moved back to Omaha after living in Lincoln for college. Missing Sultan's Kite big time (even caved and drove back specifically for the good stuff). Anyone know places in Omaha that matches the Sultan flavor?
Edit: Bonus if you can hit me with any spots that rival the Mill!
Going out the week end to learn with the trainer kite. I am so scared, intimidated, worried and all kinds of feels. This is a dream come true. One step at a time.
I hope the weather will be decent enough to fly it!
By the looks of things going to take a darker turn from here out on out, I've been wondering that what if maybe Kite Man's plans for Ivy might be more sinister than he's letting out to be?
I guess it could be boiled to the fact all his life he was abused by his parents who happen to be metahumans and he himself didn't have powers and he's actually tired and fed up of being a D-Class villain and a laughing stock of the supervillain community so what if this entire thing is a ploy or rather what Kite Man actually means by "marriage" is to somehow drain Ivy like Mr. Freeze and Nora therefore Kite Man would gain Ivy's powers therefore becoming a metahuman himself constitutes as a "marriage" in this twisted view?
Or maybe there might be other sinister stuff in store though...
I just finished reading “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini. It was a tragically beautiful story and now I am looking for something similar, that is Realistic Fiction. I’m not a big fan of Sci-Fi. Also I’ve already read Hosseinis other novels.
I thought it is not resurrection because he is die by being eaten by chimera and then reborn into chimera and thats why he is reborn. But what does his number 3 slot do? I dont get it
Hi there. I need some advice on buying my first kite and a board. I do wakeboarding for the last few years, so I am familiar with water sports. I weight 85kg ( 13st ; 5lb ) and my height is 186 cm ( 6.1ft). I based in UK and I`m not far from Camber Sand. Thanks in advance.
To the dude who’s drone was inches away from my kite, please post the sick footage of it rippin’ in the wind.
The dude with the drone read this post and reached out to me. What a shot in the dark. Unfortunately he wasn’t able to save the footage and share it. Perhaps we’ll meet again on a windy day.
For starters I apologize if I make any dumb mistakes - I am new to this, and am looking to increase my knowledge so please call me out on any mistakes or misunderstandings I might have!
Specifically on the siding of the shields. I know in modern versions and games they usually have a metal rim. I was more or less under the impression that actual shield remains didn't have a metal rim, but if I'm honest I have absolutely no idea where that thought came from. In period art they definitely seem to have some sort of rim, though its often unclear if thats from a leather/hide edge, a cover on the back face of the shield, painted on, or an actual metal rim.
In short, what kind of rims would be appropriate for a teardrop kite shield? If it matters I am most interested in Norman knights.
So a lot of people are scratching their heads right now, wondering how the writers are going to handle Ivy's engagement, and how the writers have clearly put a lot of thought and development into it to throw it away- how he's a genuinely good dude but there's no way it can work, which sucks*
But here's the thing: for a lot of LGBT people, it wasn't like Harley: being mistreated because you don't have any idea what you want/expect/need until suddenly you have an awakening and find your true self.
For many of them, it did mean having to walk away from good, healthy, supportive partners because that just wasn't who you were. Some on good terms, some on not. We as viewers have no idea how Kite Man will process Harlivy because neither does Ivy and neither does a lot of the people who have had to dread that uncertainty.
I'm actually kind of proud of the show for taking that head on.
*"Can't work" barring poly/non-monogamy/etc, but I don't think the show will take that on without havi... keep reading on reddit ➡
I just got a trainer kite and have been watching a lot of trainer kite instructional videos. All the ones I have seen take place at the beach and they put a little sand on the kite while it is on the ground. I do not live near a beach so I will just be using it at the park. Is the sand really necessary and if not then do you recommend any good alternatives? (dirt, pebbles?)
I recently got a new 2020 10 m kite that has "won the king of the air" and it has been great. However, there has been one major drawback, twice it has folded in air in the middle of backroll kiteloop transitions.
I know what you are thinking, not pumped enough, but I pump it up to around 10 psi and then do a wing fold test to confirm that the pressure is significant. I am a bigger guy around 215 lbs (100 kg) and I do ride it on the upper end of it's wind range. I am thinking that my timing of the loop might not be right. Maybe the loop is too late and I am staring to sink causing extreme pressure on the kite when I am sinking yet looping the kite. Has anyone had this issue or have suggestions? I would really like to get my confidence back in this kite. Thanks!
Have we ever seen Kite Man with his helmet off? Am I missing something? I feel like this is important in the context of the show for some reason and it’s bugging me. (also idk if it’s a helmet but you get the point)